Milk and meat, as prohibited foods – where does the prohibition against benefit for in, or does it? The comparison to orlah, and why they are different, may be most significant. Also – “for medicinal purposes” will excuse and allow a lot of prohibited-for-benefit items. But not the Asherah. Which brings us to the Big 3 – mitzvot for which one should martyr oneself rather than transgress. Plus: What if you get benefit from something prohibited for benefit – against your will?!
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